Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best, the wonder remains.
Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Alfred North Whitehead Quotes
Ideas won't keep; something must be done about them.
Knowledge is always accompanied with accessories of emotion and purpose
If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you;...
Speak out in acts; the time for words has passed, and only deeds will suffice.
Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure.
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
Civilizations can only be understood by those who are civilized.
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of...
In all education the main cause of failure is staleness.
Almost all new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced.
When you're average, you're just as close to the bottom as you are the top.
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely...
The task of a university is the creation of the future, so far as rational...
The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a...
The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about...
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking...
Without adventure civilization is in full decay.
Philosophy is the product of wonder.
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.